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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #40 on: May 6, 2016, 10:56:03 AM »


Look at his little face.  He is just so adorable.  Must be a great asset in the dressing room.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #41 on: May 6, 2016, 11:13:22 AM »
Creates huge problems for himself dropping too deep at times,very similar to Skrtel in that way.

His lack of pace & Moreno's day trips/excursions force the issue somewhat.

Not much else to gripe about which speaks volumes.

Huge experience,massive boost to have in our squad.

He'll probably be given a final 1 year deal.


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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #42 on: May 6, 2016, 11:21:15 AM »
Made up he was part of last nights success, at his age he'll treasure nights like that and it's great it happened  for him at Anfield....love the guy!
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #43 on: May 6, 2016, 11:31:30 AM »
From Dion Fanning:

Klopp, strangely, was the calmest man in the ground, while later Kolo Toure became so fervent while telling his team-mates to relax that Emre Can had to tell him quietly to return to his position.
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Deserves a banner on the Kop just for that alone.  Gegenpressing the fuck out of the keeper.

Ha ha. It was like, don't think your not getting away without a dose of Gegen.  :D
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #44 on: May 6, 2016, 01:21:34 PM »
Just renew his contract and be done with it.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #45 on: May 6, 2016, 01:26:50 PM »
His presence in the dressing room alone is almost worth a 1 year renewal of his deal. If he can play 5-10 games when needed (injuries/bans/keep lead at end of games) next season too it's a slam dunk.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #46 on: May 6, 2016, 01:33:49 PM »
He's worth a contract just to have him at the club, imo  :P.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #47 on: May 6, 2016, 01:40:00 PM »
I love my uncle Kolo
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #48 on: May 6, 2016, 04:13:29 PM »


I love Kolo, give him another year and then offer him a coaching role

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #49 on: May 6, 2016, 04:25:35 PM »
It used to be that I'd have a mild feeling of dread if Kolo was sent on to replace Martin Skrtel. Funny how the tables have turned...

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #50 on: May 6, 2016, 04:34:59 PM »

That face can disarm the most fearsome of attitudes! ;D
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #51 on: May 6, 2016, 04:39:40 PM »
Great player in his time at arsenal. Very able squad player now and a great human being too from what i heard.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #52 on: May 6, 2016, 04:48:34 PM »
Surely we can't let Kolo go go, that's a no no

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #53 on: May 6, 2016, 05:36:01 PM »
Id love to transition him from player into the spiritual advisor role within the team. ;D
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #54 on: May 6, 2016, 05:40:17 PM »
Id love to transition him from player into the spiritual advisor role within the team. ;D

But would you buy a car off him?

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #55 on: May 6, 2016, 07:08:40 PM »


Another year, pretty please!
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #56 on: May 7, 2016, 07:13:41 AM »
I reckon a player/coach deal makes sense for all assuming he interested in the backroom and has done/ is doing his badges

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #57 on: May 7, 2016, 09:13:32 AM »
One of my favorite kolo moment's... His hockey block towards Stoke. Gotta love that guy.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #58 on: May 7, 2016, 09:18:27 AM »
I named my cat after him. Kolo is a boss name for a cat :)
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #59 on: May 7, 2016, 09:35:54 AM »
Hes been brilliant and it just shows what a good manager like Klopp can do.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #60 on: May 7, 2016, 09:40:12 AM »
Kolo man-marking the keeper early on in the game :D

I was pissing myself whilst simultaneously shouting for the stupid git to get back in position .... Kolo often has me in this dilemma. Love the mad man !

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #61 on: May 7, 2016, 10:47:11 PM »
KOLO: "When we were on the bus, we saw the fans on the streets, I was crying because I saw a disabled guy and he couldn’t even walk."

Don't know why i found this quote so funny.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #62 on: May 8, 2016, 12:46:36 PM »
KOLO: "When we were on the bus, we saw the fans on the streets, I was crying because I saw a disabled guy and he couldn’t even walk."

Don't know why i found this quote so funny.

Kolo Toure: "I was crying when we were on the bus to Anfield. I saw a disabled guy who couldn't walk but the passion he had gave me spirit."

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #63 on: May 16, 2016, 01:07:36 PM »
Don't know if this is opinion or inside information from James Pearce.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #64 on: May 16, 2016, 01:36:53 PM »
Don't know if this is opinion or inside information from James Pearce.


Well there isn't any news on an extended contract, so factually it's correct. I doubt it will turn out to be the truth though, especially considering some of the things Klopp has been saying recently about Uncle Kolo. I really hope we do keep hold of him though, if only for his happy, happy face. When he scored the other week, he just looked like a kid on Christmas morning unwrapping his dream present. More of that next season please!!

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #65 on: May 16, 2016, 02:55:00 PM »
Hope we keep Kolo, he comes across like a big presence and reassuring character in the team/dressing room.

We'd do well to keep him even as coaching staff. The guy is a class act (unlike his brother who is a weapon)
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #66 on: May 16, 2016, 02:55:26 PM »
I've said before, dump Mighty Red and have the first ever player/mascot Mighty Kolo.
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #67 on: May 16, 2016, 07:10:58 PM »
I can't see Kolo staying to be fair - I'd like him to, but in all honesty, I doubt he will.
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #68 on: May 16, 2016, 07:16:55 PM »
I can't see Kolo staying to be fair - I'd like him to, but in all honesty, I doubt he will.

I think both parties would be mad not to really. His experience and his personality are massive assets to our squad and as one of our back-up CBs, he's shown under Klopp he can still play at a high level.

And I don't think he should be worried about regular first team football at his age. He'll prolong his career by play about 20-25 games in a season, learning from some of the very best in coaching and potentially earn himself some silverware at the twilight of his career.

Give this man a bloody contract.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #69 on: May 16, 2016, 08:05:33 PM »
Liked the name of the thread than anything else. He had a great game at Bernabeu last year and he seems to raise the bar for such challenges. Here's hoping for a solid game and may be even another year's extension.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #70 on: May 17, 2016, 07:04:32 AM »
I can't see Kolo staying to be fair - I'd like him to, but in all honesty, I doubt he will.

Depends on the Sakho ban, doesn't it?

With Skrtel looking like he's on his way out as well, we'd only have Lovren, Matip and Gomez to start the season. Lucas to fill in, but not exactly a lot of depth until Sakho returns - if he returns.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #71 on: May 17, 2016, 10:36:36 AM »
Dose of Kolo brightens up the day. Been a great signing for sure. I'd deffo give him another year.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #72 on: May 17, 2016, 10:54:32 AM »
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #73 on: May 17, 2016, 11:42:05 AM »


Heartwarming.

Whatever he does next, best of luck.
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #74 on: May 17, 2016, 11:46:50 AM »
I've said before, dump Mighty Red and have the first ever player/mascot Mighty Kolo.
haha - if we have to have a mascot, player/mascot Uncle Kolo is a great shout

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #75 on: May 17, 2016, 11:57:58 AM »
Have to say it looks like he is ahead of Skrtel in the pecking order and with Sakho out then we've got the choice of Kolo for another year or searching for a new CB - Matip, Lovren, Gomez and Lucas isn't really enough for a title-winning team. Likewise I think we all would like him to continue his association with the club, and a truncated playing schedule and some coaching time would be great news for all of us.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #76 on: May 17, 2016, 12:14:06 PM »
Have to say it looks like he is ahead of Skrtel in the pecking order and with Sakho out then we've got the choice of Kolo for another year or searching for a new CB - Matip, Lovren, Gomez and Lucas isn't really enough for a title-winning team. Likewise I think we all would like him to continue his association with the club, and a truncated playing schedule and some coaching time would be great news for all of us.
rodgers got stick for some signings and rightly so but this was a good one

bit of back up and experience, he was never signed to be a first teamer every week

Gomez is better at full back, Skrtel is finished, Sakho will be banned for a bit

Toure should be kept and a defender signed with matip, obviously keep lovren
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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #77 on: May 17, 2016, 12:37:01 PM »
rodgers got stick for some signings and rightly so but this was a good one

bit of back up and experience, he was never signed to be a first teamer every week

Gomez is better at full back, Skrtel is finished, Sakho will be banned for a bit

Toure should be kept and a defender signed with matip, obviously keep lovren

Is Gomez better at full-back? He performed just fine there, but it's not to say that's his best position. I'd say that, given he recovers from his injury, he'd go ahead of Lucas in the pecking order at CB. From then, it's a choice of keep Kolo or look for another CB - depending on how long Sakho's ban is. In those circumstances, I'd say keep Kolo rather than looking for someone new, on the understanding he'd be 4th or 5th choice.

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #78 on: May 17, 2016, 12:57:22 PM »
Is Gomez better at full-back? He performed just fine there, but it's not to say that's his best position. I'd say that, given he recovers from his injury, he'd go ahead of Lucas in the pecking order at CB. From then, it's a choice of keep Kolo or look for another CB - depending on how long Sakho's ban is. In those circumstances, I'd say keep Kolo rather than looking for someone new, on the understanding he'd be 4th or 5th choice.
i dont want to rely too much on gomez after an injury like that either

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Re: Uncle Kolo
« Reply #79 on: May 18, 2016, 09:40:05 PM »
Kolo & Clyne can hold their heads up tonight.

I really hope Moreno gets binned this summer,a liability beyond comprehension.